LING001: Introduction to Linguistics
A general introduction to the nature, history and use of human language, speech and writing.
LING001 satisfies General Requirement V: Living World.
Audience: Any Penn undergraduate interested in language or its use.
Although intended for a general audience, this course is also recommended as an introduction for students who plan to major in linguistics.
Reading: Course readings will be made available in digital form, linked to the schedule of lectures and readings, or will be handed out in class.
The course will consist of two one-hour lectures and one one-hour recitation session per week. There will be a midterm and a final exam.
For more information about course structure, grading, and so forth, see the lecture notes for the introductory session.